box seat

noun

Definition of box seat

1a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)
b : a position favorable for viewing something

Examples of box seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steinberg, the maestro of so many Fenway celebrations, even chipped away on the ice on the box seat stairs with the heel of his 2013 Red Sox championship boots. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Mar. 2021 To sit in a box seat sandwiched between the dugout and the bullpen is unique. BostonGlobe.com, 22 Mar. 2021 In 1959 there were two prices for regular season games: $2.50 for a box seat and $2 for the grandstand; kids under 12 were 90 cents less. Rick Kogan, chicagotribune.com, 17 Aug. 2020 Using a telephone connected to a transmitter, Arlin called the game from a box seat behind home plate at Forbes Field. John Scheibe, Los Angeles Times, 4 Aug. 2020 The Milwaukee Journal ran its own contest, and Jeffrey D. Rosenbauer of Greenfield was given four box seats to a Brewers game for providing the nickname Cheese Whiz Kids. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 May 2020 In the photos, the singer's husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, is also seen rocking a white Bryant jersey with the number 8 as the couple took in the big game from their box seats. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 3 Feb. 2020 In late October of that ’57 season, Morabito suffered a fatal heart attack at his press-box seat at Kezar while watching a game against the Chicago Bears. Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Jan. 2020 Reserved box seats are $12; indoor dining options are $39 ($51 on Nov. 1-2 and Nov. 29-30; $57 on Thanksgiving Day). Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 25 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of box seat

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Box seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20seat. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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